The cheapest times to fly from JFK to KCH are

  • February 5th to May 20th (except the week of March 12th)
  • July 2nd to July 22nd
  • October 8th to November 11th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JFK to KCH is early May. Prices can be as high as $4470 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $843 for Tuesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Kuching

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Kuching (KCH) will usually cost between $896 to $3045 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $899. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3056. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2157 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1195 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to KCH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to KCH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

JFK to KCH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to KCH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $358 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1245. Return trip prices are from the KCH to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JFK to KCH can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 6 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking JFK to KCH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from JFK to KCH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (JFK > KUL > KCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $776
  • Average savings: $419 (35.06%)

See JFK to KUL flights

Hack #2: Singapore (JFK > SIN > KCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $879
  • Average savings: $317 (26.49%)

See JFK to SIN flights

Hack #3: Bayan Lepas (JFK > PEN > KCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $953
  • Average savings: $243 (20.29%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JFK to KCH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuching International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9513 miles or 15310 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JFK to KCH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to KCH flight is about 18 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Kuching?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from JFK to KCH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJFK
Origination airport nameJohn F. Kennedy International Airport
CityNew York, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKCH
Destination airport nameKuching International Airport


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